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Main Department - 335-8501

Program areas

Administration

 

Area of Expertise

Haley Sinn, 335-9553  
  • Director 
  • Select Agent Alternate Responsible Official
Jim Pyrz, 335-4625  
  • Assistant Director
Andrea Domsic, 467-0292  
  • EHS Billing Coordinator
Christal Quigley, 335-8502  
  • Clerk IV, EHS Web & ICON Training Administrator
Sarah Tallman, 353-4354  
  • Compliance Unit Business Operations Manager
Heather Schnoebelen, 335-8613  
  • Research Administration Assistant HR Director

Biological Safety Program

 

 

Nyree Mortensen, 353-5679
Biosafety Officer,
Responsible Official
 
  • Biological Safety Program Management
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Potential exposure to biological agents
  • Select Agent Responsible Official
Norma Miller, 467-1123
Associate Biosafety Officer
Alternate Responsible Official
 
  • Biosafety Cabinet Program
  • CDC/USDA Permits
  • Select Agent Alternate Responsible Official
  • Shipping Infectious Substances
Wendie Dockstader, 353-5678
Senior Biosafety Specialist
 
  • New PI Orientation
  • rDNA (Recombinant DNA Program) 
Jennifer Hamilton, 335-9547 
Biosafety Coordinator
 
  • Protocol Congruency Review
  • Biosafety Cabinet Program

Chemical Safety Program

 

 

Rick Byrum, 335-9379
Chemical Hygiene Officer
 
  • Chemical Safety Program Management
  • Chemical Spill Advice
  • COI/DHS Chemical Inventory
  • Controlled Substance in Research
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Lab Close-Out
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - Labs
Rachelle Justice, 353-4692
Senior Chemical Safety Specialist
 
  • Chemical Inventory
  • Fume Hoods
Jeff Montgomery, 335-7964
Chemical Safety Specialist
 
  • Emergency Response - Right to Know
  • FM Chemical Inventory
  • Tier II
John Silka, 335-8031
Chemical Safety Coordinator
 
  • Chemical Inventory
  • Fume Hoods
  • Safety Data Sheets
Evgenia Borisenko, 467-1007
Chemical Safety Coordinator
 
  • Chemicals of Interest Reporting
  • Army Grant Documentation

Laboratory Safety Advisor Team (SAT)

 

 

Rachelle Justice, 353-4692   
  • SAT Team Leader / Field Safety Advisor
Wendie Dockstader, 353-5678
Jeff Montgomery, 5-7964
Jeff Olson, 335-9372
John Silka, 335-8031
Jennifer Hamilton, 335-9547
 
  • SAT Field Safety Advisors
Rick Byrum, Chemical Hygiene Officer, 335-9379
Haley Sinn, Director, 335-9553
 
  • Team Associates

Occupational Safety Program

 

 

Steve Paulsen, 335-9555
Occupational Safety Manager
 
  • Occupational Safety Program Management
  • Electrical Safety
  • Employee Exposure Records
  • Fall Protection
  • Forklifts
  • Hazards Communication
  • Injury Program
  • Job Safety Analysis
  • Ladder Safety
  • Lockout / Tagout Program
  • Machine Guarding
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Non-Lab
  • Tools
  • Walking and Working Surfaces
  • Welding & Cutting
Justin Newnum, 335-9554
Occupational Safety Specialist,
Industrial Hygiene
 
  • Chemical Sampling
  • Employee Exposure Records
  • Hearing Conservation
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Respirator Evaluations
  • Confined Space Program
  • Beryllium Safety
  • Hexavalent Chromium
  • Silica Exposure Control
John Anderson, 335-9549
Occupational Safety Specialist
 
  • Incident Investigations
  • Non-Lab Safety Reviews

Other Occupational Safety Support

  • Marcus Seaton, University Ergonomics Program - 384-0959
  • Chris James, UIHC Occupational Safety Manager - 356-3598

Radiation Safety Program 

 

 

Gordon Axt, 335-8503
UI/UIHC Radiation Safety Officer,
VAMC Laser Safety Officer
 
  • Radiation Safety Program Management
  • Human-Use, CT / Mammo Physics Surveys
  • Committee's MRPC / BSRPC / HRSRG 
  • Non-Ionizing Radiation (i.e. microwaves, magnetic fields, power supplies, etc.)
Joey Michael, 335-8518, Pager 5202
Asst. UI/UIHC Radiation Safety Officer
UI/UIHC Laser Safety Officer
 
  • Lasers
  • Medical Use, X-ray Survey
  • Radiation Safety Dosimeter Program Manager
  • RAM Shipping Program 
Laurie Scholl, 353-5389 UI, 158-5753 VA
VAMC - Radiation Safety Officer
 
  • Radiation Safety Program Management - VAMC
  • UI RAM Use Authorization
  • Pregnancy Declaration
Barb Vitense, 335-9550
Clerk IV
 
  • Radiation Safety Dosimeters
  • Radiation Safety Committee Administration 
Joe Hawk, 384-4541, Pager: 2096
Radiation Safety Specialist
 
  • Human-Use X-ray surveys
  • UI Laboratory Use
  • Sealed Source / Generally Licensed Source Program
  • Radioactive Materials Patient Monitoring 
Jeff Olson, 335-9372, Pager 2725
Radiation Safety Coordinator
 
  • Instrument Calibration
  • Sealed Source Surveys
  • Radiation Surveys
  • RAM Shipments
Jann Johnson, 467-1110
Radiation Safety Coordinator
 
  • Radioactive Materials Orders
  • Instrument calibration
  • Radioactive and Laser Surveys
  • Bioassay Thyroid Scans 

Waste / Environmental Program

   
Jim Pyrz, 335-4625
Assistant Director
Environmental Safety Manager
 
  • Environmental / Waste Program Management
Tim Weber, 335-4626
Environmental Safety Specialist
 
  • Chemical Waste Disposal
Bill Murray, 335-4624, Pager 3310
Environmental Safety Compliance Specialist
 
  • Controlled Substance Disposal
Michelle Kempf, 335-4143
Secretary III
 
  • Waste Label Request
Seth Zickefoose, 335-4391
Environmental Safety Coordinator
 
  • Radioactive & Biological Waste
Samantha Wills, 335-4081
Environmental Safety Coordinator
 
  • Chemical Waste Disposal
Zach Beyerink, 335-4165
Environmental Safety Coordinator
 
  • Chemical Waste Disposal